Hotel des Colonies is a budget 3-star property offering traditional accommodation in the heart of Brussels. Highlights include free Wi-Fi and a good location near public transport links. The area around Brussels-North train station developed rapidly during the 19th and 20th-centuries and its wide streets showcase a variety of architectural styles. Nearby places of interest include main shopping street Rue Neuve, Le Botanique cultural centre and the Belgian Comic Strip Centre, which occupies a former department store designed by Victor Horta. Rogier metro station is located in the vicinity, providing fast and easy access to other popular Brussels destinations. The hotel is housed in an early-20th-century building. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the premises. Standard rooms are decorated in a traditional style with wood furniture. Amenities include a satellite TV, a work desk and an en-suite bathroom with a walk-in shower. A buffet breakfast is provided every morning and there are plenty of dining opportunities in the vicinity. The hotel has a 24-hour reception. Chargeable parking is possible nearby.